Tunisia’s UGTT stages nationwide strike over wages and cuts
Tunis, Tunisia – A strike by Tunisia’s largest trade union ground the country to a halt despite last-minute attempts by the country’s president, Kais Saied, to prevent it from taking place.The Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT) called for the country...
Yazidi women survivors of ISIL crimes yet to find justice
Sharya, Iraq – On a warm weekday, Hilwa Ibrahim, 50, was sitting patiently alongside a few other Yazidi women in the office of the NGO Emma Organization for Human Development, in the town of Sharya, approximately 15km (9 miles) south of Duhok.Wearing a...
Does new decree mark the end of judicial independence in Tunisia?
Tunis, Tunisia – President Kais Saied’s new decree establishing a temporary judicial authority to replace the dissolved Supreme Judicial Council continues to draw widespread criticism in Tunisia in a setback for the rule of law.In a statement released ...